Queensland is preparing for a tourism boost as it reopens its borders to interstate travellers today.
After 15 weeks, the sunshine state is welcoming residents of all states and territories, except Victoria.
Queensland authorities are warning of lengthy delays to get into the state, with almost 240,000 of its seven-day border passes issued.
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In This Story: Queensland
Queensland (QLD) is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.